Holy Friday…

De ChampiagneLodovico CarracciBotticelliPalestrina, Lamentations [itunes] … [Read more...]

a fantastic Holy Thursday compilation…

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... 9 Photos of Pope Benedict XVI Washing Feet, Videos and More from St. Peter's List. Follow the link for more. … [Read more...]

experiencing Lent with open ears…

... Catholicism never leaves my senses hungry. The focus of this blog leans more towards visual treats; today I offer your senses auditory treats.An absolute must; European group, L’Arpeggiata, performing Stabat Mater in Corsican polyphonic Chant. Their CD, Via Crucis, traces the Passion through Corsican folk music. I highly recommend. [iTunes]Plainsong, Pange LinguaBiber's Passacaglia in G Minor from the Rosary SonatasAnd finally, just a really nice video of Orthodox m … [Read more...]

cause of my joy…

The Return of the Prodigal Son (1773) by Pompeo Batoni

... 33 is the new black according to this highly reliable and scientific poll. Yes, I read trivial, news items. One time I even followed a link about Katy Perry's hair. I'm so ashamed.So the age 33 is supposed to be the magic number, the age when most people feel the happiest. I can see that, I suppose. Your 30's mark the end of those awkward trying to figure yourself out years. I'm guessing you are just thrilled to be done with it. Granted my 20's were fun, but an empty kind of fun that … [Read more...]

some odds and ends for Sunday…

Dolan in my preseident

... As most of you know, I've typically made it a long standing tradition to not blog on weekends. My weekends are my own. Sometimes; however, I like to pop in and leave a few links, images, or comments I think are worthy the extra attention.Time magazine is conducting a poll to determine who the most influential people are. Timothy "My President" Dolan is on the list. VOTE!Then buy the bumper sticker.Cuba makes Good Friday a holiday after Papal visit; "The Communist … [Read more...]

You are dumb… you are so dumb…. if you eat bacon today…

hide that bacon

Oh, Ashley. … [Read more...]

Too busy to post much today, so instead…

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... some links I hope you find interesting, uplifting, and enlightening.This one's for you, Earl Scruggs. Requiscat in pace.-----------------------------A video of the Pope and Fidel Castro meeting. Libertad!The Pope in a sombrero...-----------------------------My grandfather had a farm in Williamsburg and my happiest childhood memories were Christmas at his house and then heading to Colonial Williamsburg for hot apple cider. The springs there were just as … [Read more...]


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